"The President's Own"

 

"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Anthems REBROADCAST - June 3 at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, June 3 at 1 p.m. (EDT) - Enjoy a rebroadcast of the Marine Band's concert Anthems, originally performed on March 11, 2019, at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Md. The Choral Arts Society of Washington joined the Marine Band for the very special gala concert at the Music Center at Strathmore.
Concerto Competition for High School Musicians
The U.S. Marine Band, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce its annual Concerto Competition for High School Musicians. The winner will appear as a guest soloist with the Marine Band and receive a $2,500 scholarship from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. Apply by Nov. 15, 2020.
"The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa" Volume 6
On April 6, 2020, the United States Marine Band released Volume 6 of The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa. This multi-year recording project offers a wealth of free, in-depth educational resources including full scores, individual parts, historical notes, recordings, performance practices, and scrolling score videos.
Anthems
The Marine Band's 35th educational recording Anthems.
Marine Band Concert: Feb. 2, 2020
The Marine Band, conducted by Assistant Director Maj. Ryan J. Nowlin, performed the concert "Traditions" on Feb. 2, 2020, featuring wind band favorites and popular marches. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust/released)
Marine Chamber Orchestra Concert: Jan. 19, 2020
The Marine Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Capt. Bryan P. Sherlock, performed the concert "The Seasons," featuring the music of Prokofiev, Alwyn, and Tchaikovsky, on Jan. 19, 2020. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust/released)
Sousa Season Opener
On Jan. 12, 2020, the Marine Band held its Sousa Season Opener (The American Offenbach, Sousa and the Operetta) at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. The concert included music from El Capitan and The Charlatan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Gunnery Sgt. Amanda Simmons/released) Program: https://www.marineband.marines.mil/Portals/175/Docs/Programs/011220.pdf?ver=2020-01-08-091728-680
CMC Surprise Serenade
On Jan. 1, 2020, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., the Marine Band performed the "Surprise Serenade" for the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps General David H. Berger. A tradition that dates back to the mid-1800s, the ensemble performed The Marines’ Hymn, “Bless this House,” and “Semper Fidelis.” Following the serenade, the band was invited into the Home of the Commandants for a tour. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Master Gunnery Sgt. Amanda Simmons/released)
Marine Band at World Series Parade
On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, the Marine Band marched in the Washington Nationals' World Series parade in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali/released)
Marine Band on Tour 2019
On Oct. 15, 2019, the Marine Band performed in the Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, Calif., as part of the 2019 annual tour. (Courtesy Travis Miller)
Egyptian Defense Minister Arrival Ceremony
The Marine Band performed for the arrival ceremony of Egyptian Minister of Defense Mohamed Zaki, with U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, at the Pentagon on July 29, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Brian Rust/released)
Mission
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.
Marine Band News
The Stars and Stripes Together: A Virtual Patriotic Play Along By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | May 13, 2020
The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa: Vol. 6 By Staff Sgt. Chase Baran | April 8, 2020
Fucik Fight to the Finish: Sousa’s March Mania 2020 By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | April 3, 2020
Marine String Duo: Streaming On A Screen Near You By Staff Sgt. Charles Baran | March 31, 2020
Chamber Music Series Features Unique Quartets LIVE STREAM ONLY By U.S. Marine Band | March 11, 2020
Paying Tribute: 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | March 6, 2020
"Anthems" Rebroadcast - 6/3 at 1 pm edt
New Release - HOLST Suite No. 1 in E-flat
Notes Newsletter Summer 2019

Marine Band Newsletter Summer 2019